Kenneth "KennyFresh" Woods is a spoken word artist, writer, poet, and published author. He has performed in the Midwest as well as in various states through the U.S. His well-traveled experience as a child, Hawaii born with naval parents, influenced his ability to adapt, refocus, and reconnect. Ironically, that is what his writing service and performance art company, Refresherpoint, is all about...refreshing perspectives through the power of words, language, and art. As an African American author, his works are influenced by his experiences and explores themes of: mental health, belonging, intercultural identity, place, and human connection.
This convocation will consider the topics of mental health, belonging, intercultural identity, place and human connection, which may evoke a range of emotions. This advisory is provided to foster an informed decision and welcomes attendance from diverse populations, in a psychological safe space of creative expression. The poetry shared tackles real world issues while eliciting hope and healing.